Global Patent Index - EP 1110791 A2

EP 1110791 A2 20010627 - Pedal box for vehicle etc.

Title (en)

Pedal box for vehicle etc.

Title (de)

Pedalgehäuse für Fahrzeug od. dgl

Title (fr)

Caisse pour pédale de véhicule etc

Publication

EP 1110791 A2 20010627 (EN)

Application

EP 00311409 A 20001219

Priority

GB 9930601 A 19991224

Abstract (en)

A pedal box for a vehicle (V). comprises a pedal (E) pivotally mounted intermediate its ends on a pedal pin (PP) carried by the pedal box. so as to have, beyond each side of the pedal pivot (PP), a lower pedal part carrying a footpad (FP). and an upper pedal part; an abutment surface (S) provided in or on the upper pedal part and so located with respect to the pedal pivot axis (PP) that the abutment surface (S) is beyond a top dead centre position of the pedal pivot (PP) at the driver/passenger compartment (PC) side; and an activation device (C, D) adapted, in use. to be secured between a portion (Q) of the vehicle (V) designed to deform upon frontal impact, and a portion (P) of the vehicle (V) designed for minimal deformation upon frontal impact and, upon activation to engage the abutment surface (S) such that the upper pedal part is rotated towards the driver/passenger compartment (PC), and the lower pedal part is rotated away from the driver/passenger compartment (PC). <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

B60K 26/02

IPC 8 full level

B60K 23/02 (2006.01); G05G 1/30 (2008.04); G05G 1/327 (2008.04)

CPC (source: EP US)

B60K 23/02 (2013.01 - EP); G05G 1/30 (2013.01 - EP); G05G 1/327 (2013.01 - EP); Y10T 74/20528 (2015.01 - EP US)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1110791 A2 20010627; EP 1110791 A3 20020724; EP 1110791 B1 20041208; AT 284320 T 20041215; CA 2329585 A1 20010624; DE 60016549 D1 20050113; DE 60016549 T2 20051215; ES 2232391 T3 20050601; GB 9930601 D0 20000216; US 2001025543 A1 20011004; US 6499376 B2 20021231

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 00311409 A 20001219; AT 00311409 T 20001219; CA 2329585 A 20001222; DE 60016549 T 20001219; ES 00311409 T 20001219; GB 9930601 A 19991224; US 74266200 A 20001221